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KCSMMHZ
Jan 29, 2013 2:00am PST
. italy -- why small businesses are protesting against tax collectors. and luxembourg -- why illegal immigrants there want to get registered. children are typically raised by tibia will parents, but does it matter if they are a mother and father, or can two fathers or two mothers do just as well -- children are typically raised by two parents. single-sex families are a controversial issue in europe. the number of so-called rainbow families are on the rise, but their legal status varies from country to country. in germany, gay and lesbian couples cannot jointly adopt a child or a baby. they can only adopt as individuals. in france, when the government announced its intention to give homosexual couples equal adoption rights, large crowds took to the streets in protest. >> for these two little boys, having two mothers is nothing unusual. their parents are a lesbian couple. beatrice, seen here, adopted the boys as a single woman. her partner had no legal say in it, and by french law, singles may adopt, but same-sex couples may not. an initiative is under way to change that. for these two
CW
Jan 7, 2013 10:00pm PST
intimidates a lot of people. he opposed the nomination of james hormel as ambassador to luxembourg in 1998 because he was openly gay. i think it is an inhibitor to be openly aggressively gay. he apologized recently calling the remarks insensitive. >> while the president was in the senate he formed a relationship of trust and candour with hagle. the president said he always admired his willingness to go against conventional wisdom. he said if confirmed he will continue to do just that. major garrett, cbs news hawaii. >>> hillary clinton proved she could take a jet on her first day back at work. she was -- take a little joke on her first day back at work. she was released from the hospital last week after treatment of a blood clot near her brain discovered after a fall. >>> a new report shows san jose firefighters are not getting to emergencies fast enough. the reason why they aren't making the grade. >> bay area man who wanted to get caught illegally, driving in the car pool lane. >>> paul deanno with the spare the air day coming up tomorrow. that and the big cool down, coming up this week.
KICU
Jan 30, 2013 4:00am PST
stuffing money into common tax havens including bermuda, ireland, luxembourg, the netherlands and switzerland. the most recent data finds that in 2008, companies reported 43% of profits were housed in those countries. the analysis says it's been an upward trend since 1999, as companies aim to avoid high corporate tax rates. the sec uncovered a trading scandal in sugar land, texas. a day trader there is accused of cheating investors out of more than $6 million. the trader, identified as firas hamdan, allegedly told investors he would pool their investments with his own and make money through high-frequency trading. the sec claims he showed fake statements that hid his massive trading losses, then gave investors phony excuses that their money was tied up in the 'greek debt crisis and mf global bankrutcy.' the assumption that a better driving record means lower insurance rates just isn't true. according to a new report from the consumer federation of america, people with less education and lower incomes were more likely to pay higher rates for insurance, even if they hadn't had
LINKTV
Jan 15, 2013 5:30am PST
in luxembourg during violent protests, calling for better pay and conditions back then. anglo-american platinum will be selling one mine and cutting 14,000 jobs. the company says the changes were not prompted by last year's strikes. the first un mission to reach rebel-held parts of central african republic says the situation there is desperate. fighters agreed to a peace deal with the government last week. andrew simmons explains in this exclusive report the rebels are still entrenched and nothing has been done to deal with the humanitarian emergency in. >> deep in rebel-held territory, the first humanitarian flights to reach the town since the war broke out. a peace deal may be in place now, but suspicion and fear permeates this bushland. the rebels are flying the national flag. an alliance of rebel movements that used to fight each other are now part of a unity government. while children are excited at the first visit for more than a month, adults stand by afraid, and willing to talk without permission from the rebels. there should be a bustling african market, but it is silent. as if a funer
FOX News
Jan 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
to luxembourg because he was openly aggressively gay. and handling a bureaucracy as big as the defense department, many people say he doesn't. now you have some republican senators opposing their former colleague, some saying he they won't vote for him. john cor zion and others are uneasy with comments opposing james hormel the ambassador to luxembourg for being openly aggressively gay and also his stance on israel. it looks like a rookery reception on both sides of the aisle when he has his hearings in washington. >> shannon: and jamie, senate minority leader mitch mcconnell says he's going to get a fair shake. he's going to get the tough questions, but we'll treat him fairly. sometimes covering washington ahead of the hearings, folks will say it's an allout war. do you think it comes true this time? >> i think there's going to be serious questions from, certainly the republican side, but i also think the democratic side. you've had not just mitch mcconnell say that and obviously he's trying to be diplomatic saying he'll get a fair hearing and i think he will. but a lot of questions r
FOX News
Jan 25, 2013 1:00am PST
, switzerland, netherlands and luxembourg, you can get euthanized. they will legal euthanasia. two brothers in belgium were born deaf and then, because of a condition, they were going blind. all right? and so they're 45 years old and they said, we want to die. 'cause we're not going to be able to see each other anymore and we can't hear now. they're cobblers. they make a living doing that, but you can't do that when you're blind. so totally dependent. it took them two months to find a doctor in belgium to kill them with a lethal injection, but they did. what do you say? >> well, look, there are always going to be instances and horrifically sad instances of human suffering. we don't choose when we're born and i believe in -- i'm a roman catholic. i believe there is inherent dignity in life. in belgium in 2011, there were 1100 people who decided to terminate their lives, most of them because of incurable cancer. but in this case, there was no -- they couldn't document -- >> bill: they would have lived maybe 45 more years. >> right. and think about it. the concern obviously about euthanasia is
CSPAN
Jan 26, 2013 4:00pm EST
both countries. they had a ploy to invade luxembourg and france. it was the day that was made 10 from 1940. within a few weeks, the rest of europe would be under. on that day, actually it was evening, roosevelt happened to be upstairs in the white house. he had just finished and his oval office study. as usual, you know, he was bantering and telling stories back-and-forth and telling jokes. eleanor roosevelt had consoled hearing following the death of his second wife, barbara, in 1937 of breast cancer. since that time, the first lady had been a surrogate mother of furies young daughter, who is 87. she lived in virginia and was there today. and so by that time, harry was almost a part of the roosevelt family. he was at that time the closest friend and confident of the roosevelts if anybody could be about time. president says that harry was not feeling well that evening and he knew that hawkins had had two thirds of his stomach removed at the mayo clinic. because of the diagnosis of the time with cancer. this is about two years before 1940. so since that time, he had been unable to gain
Current
Jan 7, 2013 5:00pm PST
on the way to the pentagon was his lgbt rights. he rejected james hormel to be ambassador to luxembourg with frankly offensive comments. hagel told a local newspaper i'm quoting ambassadorial posts are sensitive. they're representing america. they're representing our lifestyles values and standards, and i think it's an inhibiting factor to be openly, aggressively gay like mr. hormel to do a better job. this was the late 90s and toxic homophobia was very common common, hagel has apologized for those remarks and said as secretary of defense he will support open service and lgbt military families. now the log cabin republicans the lgbt gay advocacy group did not seem too impressed. they put out an ad chuck hagel hagel's apology, too little, too late. james hormel, the man hagel rejected and slandered had a very different take. quote, senator hagel stated in his remarks that he was willing to support open military service and lgbt military families. if that is a commitment to treat lgbt services members and families like everybody else, i would support his nomination. starting with hagel i
Current
Jan 8, 2013 3:00am PST
. he was our ambassador to luxembourg. he was the first openly gay ambassador. appointed by president clinton in 1998. i was at the state department when jim hormel was sworn in bid a lynn albright -- by madeleine albright and tim wu, his partner was there when he was sworn in. we were all in tears watching that historic moment. at the time, chuck hagel said he didn't deserve to be ambassador because he was openly gay and that sent the wrong message. he wouldn't be able to represent all of the people of the united states. i resent that he said that. he was dead wrong but he's changed his views since then. by the way, i don't know any republican senator from the midwest united states who thought otherwise. chuck hagel was outspoken. he apologized for that remark. jim hormel said he accepts his apology and is willing to support him today. barney frank says he thinks chuck hagel is the right person for the day today. so don't hold a mistake he made in 1998 and say this guy is anti-gay. he supports a repeal of don't ask, don't tell. and he will do everything he can to support lgbt members
CBS
Jan 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
." hagel also opposed the nomination of james hormel as ambassador to luxembourg in 1998 because hormel was openly gay. "i think it's an inhibiting factor to be openly aggressively gay like hormel."pe he recently apologized callinggr the remarks insensitive. president obama did not spend a lot of time in the united states senator. he forged a relationship on candor and trust with hagel partially during trips to iraq and afghanistan. the president today said he'ds t always been impressed with willing to go against hagel's'd wisdom.ress hagel said he if he's confirmedst he'll do just that. >> pelley: what about the man nominated to be director of central intelligence, general brennan? will he have an easier time? >> reporter: probably an easier time. wi he's been the number one advisor for the president dealing with every terrorist plot-- real, imagined, large and small-- for w four years at the obama white house. 25 year veteran from the c.i.a., up from the ranks, substantial experience, good relations ons, the hill, probably a slightlyce easier time than senator hagel. a >> pelley: than
KRON
Jan 7, 2013 6:00am PST
's nominee for u.s. ambassador to luxembourg was openly gay. president obama will be nominating john brennan for director of the cia to replace the david petraeus and resigned are the scandal regarding his affair. brennan reserve and the cia for 25 years and currently serves as the president's top counter-terrorism adviser. present all, consider britain for the top c.i.a. job in 2008 but britton withdrew his name and questions about his connection to a and i enhance interrogation techniques that it in the cia during the bush administration. >> a man is on the run this morning after police say he intentionally set a woman on fire and the baby district of sampras's go. police a 22 year-old dexter caliber and a victim were dating. the victim is being treated in the burn center at st. francis hospital. witnesses tell the sampras as the police said they heard a woman screaming on hollister avenue between third and jennings yesterday after numb. police say oliver approached her, through flammable liquid over her, and then set her body on fire. it's possible that after words our walk down the stree
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2013 7:00am EST
to invade luxembourg and france. it was a day that winston churchill became prime minister of great britain. and within a few weeks the rest of europe would be under the nazi. on that day, actually evening, the roosevelt and hopkins were upstairs in the white house. they just finished dinner. they were in the oval study, and as usual, bantering, telling stories back and forth, laughing at each other's jokes. at that time, harry was 49 and the president was 57. they had known each other for a decade. eleanor roosevelt had consoled harry, following the death of his second wife, barbara in 1937, of breast cancer. and since that time, mrs. roosevelt, the first lady, had been surrogate mother of harry's young daughter, diana, aged seven, who is in virginia right now. and so by that time harry was almost a part of the roosevelt family, and he was at that time the closest adviser and friend. and if anybody could be a confidence of roosevelt, he was. -- be a confidant of roosevelt, he was. the president said -- sensed harry was not feeling well that evening. he knew that hopkins had had some say tw
Current
Jan 7, 2013 8:00pm PST
a comment about the ambassador to luxembourg calling him openly guy. then in 2002 he spoke out on the troops in iraq. >> the biggest blunder. >> and his comments about israel incensed many when he said lawmakers on capitol hill were intimidateed by the jewish lobby. >> it points to the anti-gay comments. hagel said 14 years ago, i apologize what i said. barney frank had a problem and now barney frank lobbying to become the place holder senator in massachusetts trying to get duvall patrick's name on the senate seat. he said, i support him. here is an apology. >> cenk: it's a stupid thing he said. am i openly and aggressively straight. >> it's not a made up issue. >> cenk: no, because it's republican who is pretend to back mitt romney, mccain. they're being funded by the neo-cons to put the ads out there. it's an amazing story. >> 100%. >> cenk: let's go to brennan the president had an announcement on him as well. >> obama: a 25-year veteran of the c.i.a. he knows what the job demands. policies with the facts strong analytic inflexion and keen understanding. he has a strong position on the his
FOX News
Jan 9, 2013 5:00pm PST
. hagel objected to that exposition and opposed hormel's nomination as the u.s. ambassador to luxembourg. ultimately bill clinton did send him to luxenberg. his mounts comments are now coming back to haunt him. this is a little complicated. hagel was objecting to this guy hormel, who was sitting on a news set yucking it up with these militant people out in san francisco. he didn't think that was good. he also said he didn't think a u.s. ambassador should be, quote, flamboyantly homosexual. he considered hormel to be that. >> right. >> bill: is that the reason you are opposing the nomination? >> we are opposing the nomination of chuck hagel first and foremost, bill because we are republicans. and as you see have seen. >> bill: so is he? >> yes there are a myriad of republicans who are coming out in opposition to a chuck hagel nomination for a myriad of reasons. secondly we are gay americans. it's incumbent to make him held accountable on gay issues. >> bill: he has apologized of course he is going to apologize. this was a tough question for you. is there a litmus test? so say somebody say
LINKTV
Jan 7, 2013 3:00pm PST
for ambassador to luxembourg, james c. hormel. senator hagel had questioned his qualifications for the position because he was "openly, aggressively gay." hagel apologizes for the remark last month. this is president obama's response. >> with respect to the particular comment, he apologized for it. i think it is a testimony to what has been a positive change over the last decade in terms of people's attitudes about gays and lesbians serving our country. that is something i'm very proud to have led. i think anybody who serves in my administration understands my attitude and position on those issues. >> your response? >> there's been some lingering gay rights lobby groups and individuals who oppose chuck hagel, but some of the larger groups, human rights campaign is probably the most influential gay equality group in washington, can around after hagel's apology and said they welcome him into the fold and consider him an ally for gay equality. >> ambassador hormel was not as generous. >> he gave sort of an equivocal acceptance of hegel's apology where he said, he suggested strongly it was out of p
CNN
Jan 8, 2013 4:00am PST
was aggressively gay and that made him unfit to be ambassador to luxembourg. the guy who talked about the jewish lobby and he really meant the israel loebby, or a guy who says i'm sorry. i am a decorated vietnam veteran and i would be tremendous secretary of defense. who is he? >> let me speak to the chuck hagel i knew. this guy served on the ground in vietnam. earned two purple hearts while he was there. that's the prism to which he sees making policy for the united states government. the point of view someone on the ground, in the mud, during the fighting and the dying and so many of those people have carried the burden for the last ten plus years in the united states of america as we've been in this endless cycle of war. those are the people who chuck hagel will orient himself to wars and standing up for. with regard specifically to the point on israel, you know, i have been astounded at the way senator hagel's record has been distorted on israel. this is someone who understand not just in his pead, but his heart, the importance of our relationship with israel. he wrote a book in 2008 on amer
KRON
Jan 7, 2013 7:00am PST
for a disparaging then president bill clinton's nominee for u.s. ambassador to luxembourg was openly gay. present obama will be nominating john brennan for the director of the cia to replace david petraeus to resign are with the scandal regarding his affair. britons are than the cia for 25 years where he currently serves as the president's top counter-terrorism adviser. president obama consider britain for the top c.i.a. job and 2008 the british withdrew his name amid questions about his connection to enhance interrogation techniques in the cia during the bush administration. the official announcement is expected this afternoon. >> a man is on the run this morning after police say he intentionally set a woman on fire at the bayview district of san francisco. police say baxter however 200 seen here. witnesses tell standards as the police said they heard a woman screaming out hollister avenue between third and jennings yesterday afternoon. police a however prosser a perfectible liquid over her and then set her on fire. it's possible that afterwards oliver walk down the street inward and light rail
CNN
Jan 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
for the president of l luxembou luxembourg openly gay, and he said his sexual orientation, i will quote him again, would prevent him from doing a good job. he subsequently put out a statement saying the timing appears self serving, but he believes the words are unequivocal and they're a clear apology. is there anything hagel can do to change your mind as something out there fighting for gay rights in america? >> it's unlikely. it's not just a matter of the statements chuck hagel said about hormel. he asked everyone to look at the totality of his record when it came to gay and lesbian issues. and what our washington post issue looks at is his issues. the defense of same-sex marriage, and also his references to don't ask don't tell, saying he would be opposed to repeal because it would be social experimentation, and that has no place in the military. long cabin republicans has spent a significant amount of time and a significant amount of money working for repeal of don't ask don't tell in 2010, and right now what we need in our next secretary of defense is someone who can smoothly implement don't
CNN
Jan 6, 2013 6:00am PST
to be ambassador of luxembourg, quote, i think it is an inhibiting factor to be gay -- openly air, gressively gay like mr. hormel -- to do an effective job. last month more than 14 years later hagel apologized for those comments. mr. hormel said he was skeptical. if mr. hagel is nominated set your tivo for the hearings. senator lindsey graham is here next on hagel and the debt. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your soups are so awesomely delicious my husband and i can't stop eating 'em! what's...that... on your head? can curlers! tomato basil, potato with bacon... we've got a lot of empty cans. [ male announcer ] progresso. you gotta taste this soup. >>> i'm joined by republican senator lindsey graham of south carolina. senator, happy new year. thanks for being here. let me first talk about chuck hagel. you have said and predict that had very few republicans would vote for him. i want to read you something from ambassador -- former ambassador ryan crocker. as you know, he's been ambassador to lebanon, kuwait, syria, pakistan, iraq, afghanistan. >> right. >> certainly qualified to talk about matte
CNN
Jan 6, 2013 9:00am PST
of luxembourg, quote, i think it is an inhibiting factor to be gay -- openly, aggressively gay like mr. hormel -- to do an effective job. last month more than 14 years later hagel apologized for those comments. mr. hormel said he was skeptical. let's just say if chuck hagel is nominated, set your tivo for the hearings. # senator lindsey graham is here next on hagel and the debt. yo, give it up, dude! up high! ok. don't you have any usefull apps on that thing? who do you think i am, quicken loans? ♪ at quicken loans, our amazingly useful mortgage calculator app allows you to quickly calculate your mortgage payment based on today's incredibly low interest rates... right from your iphone or android smartphone. one more way quicken loans is engineered to amaze. ♪ >>> i'm joined by republican senator lindsey graham of south carolina. senator, happy new year. thanks for being here. let me first talk about chuck hagel. you have said and predict that had very few republicans would vote for him. i want to read you something from ambassador -- former ambassador ryan crocker. as you know, he's been a
CNN
Jan 6, 2013 1:00pm PST
called into question a nominee for the ambassador to luxembourg, called into question his fitness because he was game he has recently apologized for those remarks but you know, senator graham said he would be very inclined not to support hagel. on the democratic side, illinois senator dick durbin did speak more positively about hagel this morning on "state of the union." let's listen to that. >> chuck hagel was a republican senator from nebraska, a decorated veteran of the vietnam war, a person who has a resume that includes service on the foreign relations committee as well as the intelligence committee. yes, he is a serious candidate, if the president chooses to name him. >> reporter: a candidate that will face a big fight. martin? >> athena jones. thanks very much. >> reporter: thanks. >>> two days since his plane vanish and the fate of missoni is unknown. he, his wife and four others boarded a plane off a resort in venezuela friday but never need to their destination outside of caracas. search crews have not spotted any signs of a crash. the missoni fashion hose is known for the high-
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2013 7:00am PST
over a decade ago about american ambassador to luxembourg james hormel who is gay. i know he's apologized for these comments. what are your thoughts about that? there are still a number of gay rights advocates who have serious concerns about chuck hagel. >> this is a watershed moment in our country where the don't ask, don't tell policy has been repealed. chuck hagel has recognized the wisdom of that. came out forcefully with a response saying that he rejected what he said in the past. and has been accepted by griffin and others, steve clemens who's notable in washington on foreign policy has argued that hagel is progay and very committed to these issues. this will, again, wash out in the discussions. likely this is going to be a touchstone in the near term. but hopefully as the commentary goes forward, people will see that chuck hagel is the right man for the job. >> we talked about the democrats who have some concerns of their own. there's the new political article that cites a senate democratic official as saying this. quote, i don't think dems just fall in line. ultimatel
MSNBC
Jan 7, 2013 2:00pm PST
a really great apology to james hormell and hormell did a gracious -- >> what was, norway? >> luxembourg. michael guest who was a gay ambassador also came out in politico and issued a very fervent defense -- >> i saw that today. here is chuck hagel, he was under criticism from anti-gay groups for that comment he made. he called him openly aggressively gay. he recently apologiesed and today familiary baldwin responded to the news of hagel's nomination. take a look on our network today. >> i plan to ask some tough questions, to give a thorough review, and to be fair, but i do want to speak with him particularly about his comments 14 years ago to see if his apology is sincere and sufficient. i want to hear how he's evolved on this issue in the last 14 years. >> senator kerrey, a lot of the opposition has been by what we call neoconservatives or hawks to keep it simple who basically don't think that he's got the same juice, the same instincts for warfare. what do you make of that? that he doesn't really want to fight as much as the hawks do, whether it's iran or whatever country? >> there's
MSNBC
Jan 8, 2013 2:00pm PST
to luxembourg but those are sort of side shows. what this comes down to is the future of obama's foreign policy. chuck hagel in many ways represents the clearest break yet by this administration from the george w. bush era foreign policy. keep in mind the president continued a lot of these bush era programs. we haven't really had a substan stiff comprehensive conversation about what went wrong in iraq. this nomination represents a clean break and i think that's scary for a lot of neocaans. >> let me go to peter. i have always respected the way your brain works. you think a lot which is a good thing for a writer to do occasionally is to think. you think and you really change your mind which is very refreshing. and i think you've wrestled with these issues of the middle east, and i guess the question is if you get hagel in there, aren't you basically getting barack obama with a war record? what's the difference between barack obama and hagel? >> i think the difference between barack obama and hagel is that hagel says publicly some of the things that barack obama only thinks privately. and hagel w
ABC
Jan 7, 2013 7:00am PST
an apology for comments made in 1998 about president clinton's nominee to be ambassador to luxembourg, calling him openly, aggressively gay. in 2007, hagel dared to speak out against the planned troop surge in iraq. >> the most dangerous foreign policy blunder in this country, since vietnam. >> reporter: and his controversial comments on israel incensed many when he said lawmakers on capitol hill were intimidated by what he called the jewish lobby. >> if con foirmd be secretary of defense would be the most antagonistic secretary of defense toward israel in our nation's history. >> reporter: they say hagel is a friend of israel. but hagel's confirmation, george, as you know, is not guaranteed. >> not at all. john brennan, replacing david petraeus, he's been the president's closest adviser on counterterrorism. at the heart of that hunt for osama bin laden. also, likely to face questions about the president's drone warfare program. >> reporter: exactly those kinds of questions and some enhanced interrogation questions. he's very close to the president. he was right there next to obama wh
KRON
Jan 7, 2013 4:00am PST
in 1998 for disparaging been president bill clinton's nominee for u.s. ambassador to luxembourg who was openly gay. president obama also has a new appointment for the director of the cia, john brennan. he served in the cia for 25 years and currently serves as presidents top counter- terrorism adviser. he was glad to be nominated and 2008 but braden withdrew his name and questions about his connections to enhance the interrogation techniques and the cia during the bush administration. >> assemblywoman nancy skinner is scheduled to reintroduce legislation aimed at a tougher gun control and california. she is expected to propose a law that will regulate and tighten ammunition sales and the state and ban high- capacity magazines. oakland mayor jean kwon is expected to attend the news conference announcing the legislation. skitters new bill will require background checks and will require ammunition purchasers to show their id. the bill also proposed what that all ammunition sales be reported to the department of justice among other regulations. we'll have a live report from kron4 as will
CNN
Jan 11, 2013 6:00am PST
of luxembourg as an ambassador, the size of a table, and he opposed him for being aggressively gay and had some tough anti-gay statements to make at the time. yes he apologized but apologized two weeks ago when his name was already being considered for secretary of defense, and yet it's okay to go after the pastor, but it's not okay to go after the nominee for secretary of defense, who is going to be making big and small decisions on a daily basis as we implement the complete repeal of don't ask, don't tell. that i think is inconsistent and verging on hypocriticahypocriti. >> just to be clear giglio pulled out on his own. president obama didn't change his mind and say get out. >> ana brings up a good point. we have to include people's evolving views on this. again i go back to what the reverend said 15 or 20 years ago, he has not disavowed. hagel has absolute disavowed what he said, and a lot of gay rights groups have taken him -- >> two weeks ago, maria, a very convenient evolution. >> that's fine. >> thank you both. thank you, thank you. maria cardona, ana navarro. we actually want to know wh
FOX News
Jan 8, 2013 6:00am PST
in war, i'd have no objection if the president wanted to make him ambassador to luxembourg or head of veteran affairs or other positions. secretary of defense is an awfully important position and his votes and quotes over the years have put him outside of the mainstream. it's not a personal attacks his friends are saying, oh there is a smear campaign against chuck hagel, it's the furthest thing from the true. i've had a cordial and polite kind of relationship with him. we are not close but whaoefee never had a cross word. it's about the votes he's cast against sanctions for iran. things he's said and votes he's cast on is real and other matters that makes me think he would be a bad secretary of defense. martha: i know the jewish lobby quote, i spoke about it yesterday, was something that was disturbing to a lot of people. i had bob beckel on in a panel earlier and he says that he believes that that is not a continue verse verse shall statement, that there is a pro-israel lobby and it shouldn't be a problem to say that, what do you think. >> if you go listen to the audio and you can
CNBC
Jan 16, 2013 9:00am EST
luxembourg joined in saying it was dangerously high today. they're still getting no traction with the european central bank. one of the governing council members seemed to shrug off concerns about the euro. unless you get the central bank on board in an effort to weaken the currency, you're probably not going to get very far. >> 1.33. that's amazing to watch. look at that chart. >>> time for a check on energy and commodities as well. sharon epperson is at the nymex for us. >> u.s. oil prices are continuing to climb here above $94 a barrel. this is after the energy department's report showed a big surprise. a decline in crude supplies in the past week when most analysts had been expecting an increase of somewhere around 2.5 million barrels. we saw a slide of nearly 1 million barrels. normally this time of year we do see an increase in crude supplies after the inventories have been whittled down at the end of the previous year. it was a surprise to traders. many traders have been more focused on what was going to happen to the supply including oklahoma. the area in the middle o
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